Angelika Film Center

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Angelika Film Center
Number of locations
ParentReading International

Angelika Film Center is a movie theater chain in the United States that features independent and foreign films. It operates theaters in New York City, Texas, Washington, D.C., California and Virginia. Its headquarters are in New York City.[1]

History and locations[edit]

Flagship location (The Cable Building, NoHo, New York City)[edit]

The original Angelika Film Center & Café opened in New York City's NoHo neighborhood in 1989. The New York Angelika, which is located at The Cable Building on the corner of Houston and Mercer Streets, is the flagship cinema.

Other locations[edit]

Additionally, Angelika Film Center has opened 6 additional locations, one of which has closed:

Additional history[edit]

From 1997 to 2005, the Angelika Film Center was used as the set for At The Angelika, a weekly TV series distributed by IFC Films.[citation needed] The show moved to the IFC Center on Sixth Avenue and changed its name to At the IFC Center when that venue opened in June 2005.

The Angelika launched a blog where they post their own video and written interviews with directors and actors that are involved with the films they show.[7]

The Angelika Film Center is owned by Reading International and iDNA, Inc.[3]

In Snowball Effect: The Story of Clerks (on the Clerks X DVD) Kevin Smith and Vincent Pereira recall attending movies at the Angelika (notably Richard Linklater's debut Slacker). The film also mentions the disastrous first public screening of Clerks at the Independent Film Feature Market (the IFFM) and has a scene with Smith and Scott Mosier standing outside the theatre.[citation needed]

In November 2015, Shia LaBeouf invited the public to join him in the Cable Building location as he watched the 29 movies that feature him back-to-back. While taking short coffee breaks, LaBeouf could be viewed almost continuously on a live-stream.[8]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Privacy Policy Archived October 7, 2011, at the Wayback Machine." Angelika Film Center. Retrieved on September 13, 2011. "Angelika Film Centers 189 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10003"
  2. ^ The Angelika suddenly closes: Houston loses its downtown film center. Retrieved on 2010-08-29
  3. ^ a b c ABOUT US Archived July 3, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Angelika Film Center. Retrieved on 2008-04-26.
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  6. ^ "Angelika Film Center & Cafe Expands Westward". MarketWatch. Retrieved 2015-10-30.
  7. ^ No, Author. "Angelika Film Center Blog". At The Angelika Blog.
  8. ^ Rogers, Katie. "Shia LaBeouf Offers View of Himself Viewing His Movies". New York Times.

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